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Banner Blooper Reel

While sorting through old files during my final days at BTC, I've uncovered some 2005 blooper reel footage of our stalwart website clerk goofing around and rehearsing.

Ahem - he speaks
Posing and Throwing a Book
Throwing Lots of Books  - "where'd they go? oh well"
Long Intro and Miscellaneous Actions - after he drinks the coffee he's done

The clerk was initially drawn by Tom Bloom. Corey Bechelli fleshed him out with "tweener" illustrations, which Steve Loring then converted to vector art and animated.